About Pequest Acupuncture
Jennifer Hicks is a board certified acupuncturist and herbalist through the NCCAOM, and is licensed to practice in NJ, NY and California. She specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, pain management, women’s health, emotional wellness and addiction.
Jennifer graduated with honors from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, holding a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine. While studying in both NYC and in San Diego, she completed over 3,500 hours of theory and clinical practice. Additionally Jennifer completed a post-graduate yearlong training program in sports medicine acupuncture. In addition, Jennifer is certified in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture and has special interest and extensive training in using essential oils with Aroma AcuPoint Therapy™.
While studying at Pacific College, Jennifer further developed her appreciation for an integrative approach to patient care by participating in several externships, including the San Diego Cancer Center and Rady Children’s Hospital. She also treated diverse health issues interning at the senior’s health clinic in downtown San Diego. Her training continued at the Chengdu University of TCM in China, where she studied alongside prominent doctors and completed rounds in the hospital’s Endocrinology, Gynecology, and Acupuncture units.
Jennifer believes Chinese medicine is a powerful tool that naturally promotes the body’s healing potential, allowing for optimal health and wellness. She is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and using her knowledge of acupuncture and herbal medicine, dietary therapy and lifestyle modification to educate and empower patients. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family, practicing yoga, hiking, dance and music, exploring new places and learning new things.